George Jr Riley (born 1926)

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George Jr Riley
1926 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
George Jr Riley was born around 1926. We know that George Jr Riley had been residing in Dade County, Florida United States.

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George Jr Riley Biography

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Most Commonly Known Name

George Jr Riley

First name

George

Middle name

Jr

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Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

George Riley was born

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

Negro, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Dade County, Florida United States

Education

Grammar School

Professions

Skilled Occupations In Manufacture Of Electrical Machinery And Accessories, Nec

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Military Service

Military serial#: 44110301
Enlisted: November 17, 1945 in Cp Pickett Blackstone Virginia
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private First Class, Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: One Year Enlistment

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George Jr Riley was born around 1926. There is no information about George's surviving family. We know that George Jr Riley had been residing in Dade County, Florida United States.
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1926 World Events

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In 1926, in the year that George Jr Riley was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1938, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, on March 12th, a riot erupted at a Japanese internment camp in Santa Fe New Mexico. Two days earlier, white shirts with the Rising Sun on the back had been confiscated and the prisoners objected. Three leaders of the protest were removed and sent to another camp. Guards at the Santa Fe camp were armed with submachine guns, shotguns, and gun masks. On the morning of the 12th, prisoners began throwing rocks at the guards. When the "rioters" wouldn't disperse, the guards were ordered to use tear gas and batons. Four men were badly injured as a result.

In 1951, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1983, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Born: around 1927
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Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
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Born: around 1916
Florida, United States
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Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
John H Riley
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
Freddie J Riley
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
Horace Riley
Born: around 1927
Florida, United States
John W Riley
Born: around 1927
Florida, United States
Johnson J Riley
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Frank W Riley
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
James E Riley
Born: around 1927
United States
Walter P Riley
Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States
Thomas Riley
Born: around 1914
Mississippi, United States
Frank E Riley
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
Willie B Riley
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
Willie F Riley
Born: around 1916
Alabama, United States
John H Riley
Born: around 1919
Tennessee, United States
Clarence Franklin Riley
Born: around 1927
New York, United States
Daniel M Riley
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
Mckinley Riley
Born: around 1928
Georgia, United States

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Vernon M Everett
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John G Sapp
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Charlie W Howard
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J C Anderson
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